TransPerfect

Final Eye Specialist / Proofreader

ID
2017-8193
Category
Writing/Editing
CN-Shanghai

Responsibilities

Final Eye Specialists assist with ongoing jobs, assessing project specs and performing a thorough, non-language final-eye review of documents before the conclusion of the project. This is a unique opportunity in a financially stable and rapidly growing international communications services company. TransPerfect’s services include: translation, interpreting, voice-overs, subtitling, and cultural marketing campaigns. A Final Eye Specialist’s principal duty is to review a project in its final stage and approve it for release to the client.

 

  • Understanding TransPerfect’s quality standards and making sure they are upheld
  • Understanding the client’s expectations and making sure they are upheld
  • Consulting with the Project Managers and sales team to discuss the client’s expectations or specifications
  • Pre-flighting source files and discussing any findings with the project manager
  • Properly utilize all appropriate supplemental materials (refer to client PAQ, reference material, glossaries, etc.)
  • Proofread all documents with a strong focus on names, numbers, missing text, punctuation/spelling, grammar, adherence to instructions, proper use of glossaries/memory/reference materials or other significant issues
  • Providing feedback to project managers or others who are involved in the project
  • A Final Eye Specialist must be familiar with the life-cycle of a normal job. He/She should have a keen eye for detail, manage his/her time effectively, communicate information or feedback clearly to Production, and be able to work comfortably in MS Office and PDF formats

Qualifications

  • Excellent English communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Exceptional problem solving/critical thinking skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, focus and result-orientation under pressure and tight deadlines
  • 80% on either Phase 1 or 1.2 Final-Eye tests, the second score must be a minimum of 70%
  • 80% on Phase 2 Final-Eye test

Overview

For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

 

With revenues of over $400 million and more than 3,000 full-time employees, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. And with more than 85 client service locations on 6 continents, TransPerfect offers 24/7/365 client service and production capabilities. We attribute our growth to the skill, aptitude, and commitment of our high-caliber employees. Put simply, we hire the most talented candidates and give them the guidance, resources, and opportunities they need to grow their careers in a thriving industry.

 

TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.

 

For more information on the TransPerfect Family of Companies, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.

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